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The 2017 Faith in Finance meeting will be held in the medieval town of Zug, Switzerland

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JUNE 2017

June 3 Writing on the Wall, poetry day. Poets from around Britain will explore how poetry can save the planet. Keynote presentation by Glyn Davies of WWF. St John's Waterloo, all day. More details here and read the Poetry London press release here.

June 7-9 National Funerals Conference, Leamington Spa, UK, ARC's Martin Palmer will be keynote speaker at the Taking Funerals Seriously conference, talking about death and sacred space.

June 12, Cricklade, UK Why religion will probably save planet Earth. ARC's Martin Palmer will give a talk on how "all the major world religions emerged from previous ecological and social collapses and embedded within their teaching, rituals, traditions and wisdom is a memory of how they got us out of this mess the last time. Now the UN is describing the faiths as the largest and most significant civil society movement protecting life on planet earth. Monday 12th June 7:30pm Refreshments served from 7pm Cricklade United Church Calcutt Street, Cricklade. SN6 6BD Tel: 01793-750095

June 14, Life Sciences Building 85, University of Southhampton, UK. ARC’s Wildlife & Forests Programme Director, Chantal Elkin, will give an overview of Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist and Daoist approaches to conservation. She will highlight: ARC’s projects in Indonesia and Malaysia on the first ever Islamic fatwas issued on wildlife trade and climate change; projects in India to mitigate impacts on tiger reserves from large-scale Hindu pilgrimage; projects in China to reduce ivory and threatened species consumption through Buddhist and Daoist partnerships; and projects in Cambodia to support community forestry programmes run by Buddhist monks. More details here.


Zug, Switzerland Faith in Finance: The meeting will be held in the medieval lake town of Zug south of Zurich. More details here.

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May 17, 2017:
Writing on the Wall: How can Poetry Can Save the Planet? June 3. Waterloo.
Poets, thinkers, writers and others who care for the natural world will gather in Waterloo on Saturday, June 3, 2017 for a unique interactive day of exploring and learning how poetry can help us protect the environment.